Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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MOUNT RAINIER RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
400 AM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A LARGE UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OFFSHORE APPROACHING WESTERN
WASHINGTON WILL BRING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.
THE TROUGH WILL MOVE SLOWLY ACROSS THE AREA THURSDAY. A SMALLER
WEAKER UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL PROLONG THE CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
FRIDAY NIGHT. A STRONG UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION
THIS WEEKEND BRINGING SUNNY SKIES AND WARM WEATHER. A WEAK FRONT MAY
REACH THE AREA AROUND TUESDAY.

&&

.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 10500 FEET.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. NO SNOW ACCUMULATION. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 10000 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11000 FEET.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW LEVEL NEAR 11500 FEET.

&&

TEMPERATURE AND WIND FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.

                       WED    WED    THU    THU    FRI
                            NIGHT         NIGHT

SUMMIT   (14411 FT)     21     21     22     26     27
                     SW 45  SW 50   W 30  NW 35  NW 35

CAMP MUIR(10188 FT)     40     37     36     40     42
                     SW 25  SW 30   W 25  NW 30  NW 20

PARADISE  (5420 FT)     65     47     55     44     57
                      W  5  NW  5   W 10   W 15  SW  5

LONGMIRE  (2700 FT)     73     53     65     52     68
                      CALM   W  5   N  5   W 10   W  5

++ TEMPERATURES AND WIND FOR THE SUMMIT AND CAMP MUIR ARE AVERAGE
   CONDITIONS EXPECTED IN THE FREE AIR AT THOSE ELEVATIONS.
++ TEMPERATURES FOR PARADISE AND LONGMIRE ARE THE EXPECTED HIGHS AND
   LOWS. WIND IS THE AVERAGE WIND EXPECTED DURING THAT PERIOD.

.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 14500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 15000 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 14500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 14500 FEET.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13500 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 13000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. FREEZING LEVEL NEAR 12000 FEET.

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